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Troubleshooting - Craftsman 247.795861 Owner's Manual

8 horsepower 3 cutting stage mulching and bagging
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TROUBLE SHOOTING
CORRECTIVE
ACTION
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE CAUSE(S)
Engine fails to start
e Fuel shut-off valve closed.
e Fuel tank empty, or stale fuel.
e Spark plug wire disconnected
e Faulty spark plug.
Loss of power;
e Spark plug wire loose.
operation erratic
• Unit running on CHOKE
e Blocked fuel line or stale fuel.
e Water or dirt in fuel system
e Carburetor out of adjustment
e Open fuel shut-off valve
e Fill tank with clean, fresi_ fuel
e Connect wire to spark plug
• Clean, adjust gap or replace.
e Connect and tighten spark plug wire
• Move choke lever to OFF position
e Clean fuel line; fill tank with clean
fresh gasoline
e Disconnect fuel line at carburetor to drain fuel
tank Refill with fresh fuel
e Adjust carburetor or contact your SEARS
Service Center
• Service air cleaner
See Customer Responsibilitie. _
section of this manual.
• Dirty air cleaner,
Engine overheats
• Carburetor not adjusted
• Contact your SEARS Service Center
properly
• Engine oil level low.
• Fill crankcase with proper oil.
Too much vibration
e Loose parts or damaged
• Stop engine immediately and disconnect
impeller,
spark plug wire Tighten all bolts and nuts.
Make all necessary repair& If vibration continues.
have unit serviced by a SEARS Service Center.
Unit does not
• Discharge chute clogged
e Stop engine immediately and disconnect
discharge
spark plug wire. Clean flail screen and inside
of blower housing
See Service/Adjustments
section of this manuel.
e Foreign object lodged in impeller
e Stop engine immediately and disconnect
spark plug wire. Remove lodged object.
Rate of discharge
e Shredding blade and/or chipper
• Sharpen or replace shredding and chipper
slows considerably or
blades dull
blades
composition of
discharged material
changes
NOTE: For repairs beyond
the minor adjustments
listed above, please contact your nearest
SEARS
Service Center.
HOW TO ORDER REPLACEMENT
PARTS
Each chipper-shredder
has its own model number.
Each engine has its own model number.
The model number for your chipper-shredder
will be
found on a label attached to the frame
The model number for the engine will be found on tile
blower housing of the engine
All parts listed herein may be ordered through Sears,
Roebuck
and Co. Service Centers and most Retail
Stores
WHEN ORDERING REPAIR PARTS, ALWAYS GIVE
THE FOLLOWING
INFORMATION:
*PRODUCT - "8 H.P. Chipper-Shredder"
*MODEL NUMBER - 247.795860
247,795861
*ENGINE MODEL NO. - 190412-6143-01
190432-6117-01
*PART NUMBER
*PART DESCRIPTION
Your Sears merchandise
has added value when you
consider
that Sears
has service
units nationwide
staffed with Sears trained technicians
professional
technicians
specifically
trained
on Sears prodects,
having the parts, tools and the equipment
to insure
that we meet our pledge to you../'we service what we
sell/'
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